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School of the Arts

School of the Arts

SOTA & SAMi By the Numbers

Statistics about our schools, produced by Ryan Lee - SOTA '14

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The Ricky Reyes Experience

See Ricky talk about his experience at SOTA. Ricky graduated in 2014 and attends Seattle University.

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Explore Your NEXT MOVE

See how SOTA and SAMi's internship program allows students to enter the business community for firsthand career experience

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Announcements

  • Locations for each miniterm class can be found here!More...
  • Mini-Term Bus ScheduleMore...

MISSION

‚ÄčThe mission of the Tacoma School of the Arts is to provide an urban center offering a creative path of learning, which emphasizes human expression through the visual and performing arts as central elements in academic achievement and lifelong endeavor.

The Tacoma School of the Arts will:

  • ‚ÄčStimulate higher-level thinking and problem solving
  • Provide advanced training in the arts
  • Prepare students to meet the challenges of the 21st century
  • Incorporate experiential and innovative approaches to learning
  • Connect students to the larger community